The Classical Period Directions, Diversities And Declines By 500 C.e

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Questions: Notes: The Classical Period Directions, Diversities and Declines by 500 C.E. Expansion and Integration • Expansion and Integration -Integration includes a mixture of central political values, and institution, common cultures and social values and commercial links -550-400 B.C.E- seminal thinkers rose- Confucius, Buddha, Lao-zi and Socrates Reasons for Unification • Reasons for Unification -China: centralization -India: caste systems were spreading -Mediterranean: was diverse and localized Integration • Integration -issues were territorial and social -Territorial -China- common language…show more content…
-tribal groups-had their own gods -Chinese visitor -described law as law abiding, fond of drinking, and expert at fishing and Agriculture Agriculture -shintoism -worship of spirits and political rulers -became unified as a as a national religion in 700 C.E. Northern Europe • Northern Europe -Teutonic and Celtic people; they were organized into kingdoms -no written language except for Latin -their religious beliefs were gods nd they performed rituals for them • Central America Questions: Notes:-Olmecs (Indian group) -developed and spread early form of
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